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THE 



AUDITORS' REPORT 



Receipts an& OBjrpcnbiturcs 



TOWN OF ANDOYER, 



For the Year ending Feb. 13, 1860. 



ANDOVER: 
PRINTED BY WARREN F. DRAPER. 

1860. 

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THE 



AUDITORS' REPORT 



OF THE 



Eeteipte anb (Sjepenbiturcs 



TOWN OF ANDOVER, 



For the Year ending Feb. 13, 1860. 



ANDOVER: 

PRINTED BY WARREN F. DRAPER 

1860. 



REPORT. 



SELECTMEN'S ACCOUNT 



S CHOOLS 



Appropriation for the year 1859, 
Balance due the Districts, Feb. 16th, 1859, 
Amount of State School Fund, 
Amount received from Free School Fund, 



$3,500 00 

1,505 25 

197 00 

60 00 

$5,262 25 



Districts. 



Centre South 
Phillips . . . 
Village . . . 
Ballard Vale 
Scotland . . 
Holt .... 
Centre West 
Frye .... 
North .... 
Abbott . . . 
Bailey . . . 
Osgood . . . 



Feb. 16, '59. 


Appropria- 
tions. 


Credit. 


Paid. 


Cr. 


1859 


1859 


1859 


$245,68 


$575,00 


$820,68 


$576.52 


121,13 


261,00 


382,13 


253,98 


187,72 


495,00 


682,72 


481,86 


204,08 


495,00 


699,08 


516,84 


131,75 


235,00 


366.75 


273,37 


112,59 


230,00 


342,59 


234,17 


125,40 


256,00 


381,40 


253,50 


165,29 


420,00 


5S5,29 


390,12 


67,G9 


155,00 


222,69 


168,50 


21,13 


195,00 


216,13 


112,50 


122,79 


229,00 


351,79 


231,10 




211,00 


211,00 


106,95 



Feb. 14, 'GO. 

Cr.~ 

$244,16 

128,15 

197,86 

182,24 

93,38 
108,42 
127,90 
195,17 

54,19 
10:5,63 
120,69 
104,05 



$1505,25 3757,00 5262,25 3602,41 1659,84 



Whole amount diite the Districts, 

Orders paid to Feb. 14, 1860, $3,602 41 

Balances due Districts, Feb. 14, I860, 1,659 84 



$5,262 25 
5,262 25 



SCHOOL HOUSES. 





Feb. 16, 1859. 


Tax, 1859. 


Credit 1859. 


Paid. 1859. 


Balance Feb. 14, 
1859. 




Dr. Cr. 








Dr. 


Cr. 


Phillips . . . 


$101,68 




$101,68 


$83,60 




$18,08 


Ballard Vale 




526,97 




526,97 


426,51 




100,46 


Holt .... 




34,36 




34,36 


15,70 




18,66 


Frye .... 




1,50 




1,50 






1,50 


Abbott . . . 




.36 


$214,00 


214,36 


158,11 




56,25 


Village . . 




28,86 




28,85 


28,85 






Centre West 


.14 








.14 




North. . . . 


17,21 




17,21 


2,23 




14,98 



$710,93 
.14 


214,00 


924,93 


715,00 

$214,00 " 
710,79 


209,93 
.14 


S710,79 
Due the Districts, 
Paid, 


209,79 

$209,79 

715,00 


Taxes assessed, 

Feb. 16, 1859, balance, 


$924,79 
■ $924,79 



OVERWORK ON ROADS. 



Dist. No. 6, Jonas Holt, 

14, Nathan Abbott, 2d, 
18, Joshua Phelps, 
" 1, John Cornell, 

21, Stephen Hardy, 
" 24, George Boutwell, 
28, Daniel Mears, 
1, N. F. Abbott, (1858) 



$9 80 


10 00 


1 03 


7 50 


6 76 


3 81 


22 14 


2 95 



$63 99 



REMITTANCE OF TAXES. 



Tristum B. Bailey, Collector, 

Dog Tax, 

Edward Taylor, " 



$142 50 
186 00 
227,45 



$5do 95 



ABATEMENT OF TAXES. 

Tristum B. Bailey, Collector, 60 26 

Edward Taylor, " 36 89 

$97 15 



EXPENSE OF REMOVING SNOW. 



Dist. No. 6, Samuel Abbott, 
16, P. B. Follansbee, 
" 13, Robert Winning, 

22, Timothy Abbott, 
" 18, Joseph Chandler, 
" 15, H. Bovnton, 

5, J. Fisk Abbott, 

23, D. Morgan, 

20, A. N. Lnscomb, 



Si 56 


3 00 


2 25 


2 25 


2 75 


1 82 


5 88 


2 00 


2 50 



$24 01 



SPECIAL APPROPPJATIONS FOR ROADS AND 
BRIDGES. 

N. E. Abbott, building bridge, 

William S. Jenkins, labor on bridge, 

John B. Jenkins, plank and timber, 

D. Poland, iron work on B. Vale bridge, 

J. H. Smith, iron and nails for Five's bridge, 

D. Poland, iron work for fence in B. Vale, 

John B. Jenkins, work on road near J. Richardson's, 

P. P. Pillsbury, railing at B. Vale, 

Daniel Mears, digging post-holes, 

Henry Burtt and others, side walk on Punchard Road, 

A. Parker, son, and others, for stone and labor front of 

Town House, 
Seaver Pray, repairs on railing in Abbott Village, 
William Callahan, culvert front Town House, 
Merriruac Iron Foundry, castings front Town House, 
Nathan Abbott, railing, 
Surveying private way, . 

Willard Pike, removing snow, and repairs, (1857-8) 



$7 00 


27 28 


122 19 


2 00 


2 11 


8 20 


11 00 


36 66 


4 50 


43 54 


255 38 


3 36 


42 75 


3 00 


2 50 


1 00 


8 25 



S5S0 72 



HIGHWAY TAX WORKED AND REASSESSED. 

Dist. No. 21, Stephen Hardy, 
" 8, Samuel Gilchrist, 

23, Paul P. Pillsbury, 
• 11, Elijah Hussey, 
" 15, Ebenezer Lovejoy, 
" 27, B. S. White, 

6, Jonas Holt, 
" 9, Henry J. Gray, 

" 26, T. E. Mayberry, 
" 28, Daniel Mears, 
" 16, P. B. Follansbee, 

25, Charles C. Blunt, 

10, Moody Russell, 
" 3, John Chandler, 

2, John Abbott, 
1, John Cornell, 

21, A. N. Lnscomb, 

5, J. Fisk Abbott, 

" 7, Jeremiah Goldsmith, 

12, Moody B. Abbott, 

18, Joshua Phelps, 

14, Nathan Abbott, 2d, 

17, S. Bardwell, 
" 13, Francis Cogswell, 
" 24, George Boutwell, 
" 22, Timothy Abbolt, 

$1,045 53 



$12 73 


8 64 


43 88 


8 28 


43 80 


48 21 


7 50 


36 28 


182 19 


11 90 


57 33 


1147 


20 03 


116 72 


57 79 


125 40 


55 67 


18 70 


5 89 


19 08 


15 29 


21 40 


32 09 


52 55 


9 39 


23 32 



LIQUOR AGENCY. 

George P. Burnham, $1,235 25 

Edward F. Porter, 285 81 

John Harding, agent, „ 187 50 

Liquors, transportation, 25,84 

$1,734 40 



SERVICES OF OFFICERS. 

Charles Pray, Constable, $10 70 

George Foster, School Committee, 45 00 

J. H. Merrill, " << 45 00 

Henry S. Green, " " 45 00 

H. G. Kimball, Police, 11 00 
George Foster, Selectman, Assessor, and Overseer of the 

Poor, 99 25 
John B. Jenkins, " " " 100 00 
Benjamin Boynton, " " " 113 75 
Edward Taylor, Town Clerk, for returns of births, mar- 
riages, and deaths, 50 00 
Edward Taylor, Treasurer, 50 00 
Edward Taylor, Collector of Taxes, 188 78 
Edward Taylor, Register of 171 dogs, 8 55 
Tristum B. Bailey, balance collecting taxes, 20 81 



FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

B. H. Corning, labor on engine, 

11 " " Steward, 

" " " for turpentine, 

John Cornell, horses drawing engine, 
T. E. Mayberry & Co., wood, 
Farnum & Gile, mason work, 
William Barnett, fluid-can, 
Hunneman & Co., Hose and repairs. 
John Cornell, annual pay of members, 
I. N. Howe, six lanterns, 
Higgins & Abbott, 
E. A. Ronlstone, caps and badges, 
Engine hose repairs, and carting, 
John C. Morse, Steward, 
Mrs. C. I. DollofT, stove and furniture, 
William Poor, repairs on engine, 



$787 84 



$5 00 


5 75 


37 


1 00 


4 25 


3 72 


38 


54 35 


277 85 


6 38 


11,02 


17 70 


9 25 


21 85 


18 00 


11 25 



$418 12 



MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES. 

H. Clark, postage, 

Warren F. Draper, printing, 

N. Wilson, tax, in Lawrence, 

H. G. Kimball, Janitor, Town House, 

William Barnett, fixture, " u 

T. E. Mayberry <fc Co., Coal, Town House, 

Abbott Sc Clement, repairs, " " 

Higgins 6c Abbott, oil and etc., " " 

Hanscomb & AYhitaker, damage on road, 

Thomas Groom & Co., valuation books, 

Mitchell's Map, 

H. Abbott, furniture, Town House, 

Farnum Gile & Co., work on Town House, 

John B. Jenkins, wood for " " 

Peter French, sawing wood, 

Dodge <fc Beard, goods, 

Henry Abbott, returning deaths and dist. envelopes, 

Abbott & Holt, goods, 

J. R. Loring, repairing locks, etc., 

H. P. Sweetser, carpet, Post Office, __ 

P. Tate, digging drain for Town House, 

H. Phelps, returning deaths, 

Moses Foster, jr., for approval of by-laws. 

Cash paid for insurance, 

Charles Pray, horse hire, 

am S. Jenkins, viewing fence, 
Sands Sc Byers, books and paper, 
II. W. Abbott, fixtures for Town House, 
Thomas Clark, painting and glazing, " 
J. J. Brown, lamps and oil, " 

H. Abbott, ballot box, 
Samuel G. Bean, dinners for checkers, 



Total, 



Sll 17 


116 41 


22 68 


135 60 


30 07 


41 00 


172 68 


30 24 


27 00 


13 75 


5 00 


10 50 


105 29 


10 87 


3 69 


1 49 


9 00 


17 02 


1 88 


32 63 


1 88 


2 00 


7 05 


77 50 


16 95 


1 CO 


17 31 


90 


10 08 


6 72 


33 


9 00 


S948 72 


$6,286 43 



OVERSEERS' ACCOUNT. 

PAID TO CITIES AND TOWNS. 

State Lunatic Hospital. 
Lydia B. Frye, $151 35 

House of Correction. 
Israel A. Berry, 8 42 



DUE FROM OTHER TOWNS. 



Lawrence, John K. Shattuck, 
Cambridge, S. L. Bump us, 



State Paupers. 

James Duncan, 
Mary Hill, 
Mrs. Johnson, 
Isabella McGinnis, 



$159 77 



$2 80 
6 00 


$8 80 

$1 50 

10 00 

9,00 

7 87 



$28 37 



EXPENSES OF ALMSHOUSE. 

Cummings & Robinson, flour, 
R. A. Vinal & Brothers, grain, 
Charles C. Grant, salary, 

" " " supplies, 
Warren Holt, labor, 
J. \Y. Barnard, boots and shoes, 
Dodge & Beard, supplies, 
Stephen Tracy, medical attendance, 
Higgins & Abbott, supplies, 
Abbott &c Clement, repairs, 

Amount carried forward, 905 08 



$30 00 


72 80 


350 00 


35 00 


30 00 


32 14 


173 17 


15 75 


161 47 


4 75 



10 

Amount brought forward, $905 08 

Tristum B. Bailey, superintendent, 75 00 

Walter B. Allen, labor, 25 00 

P. M. Jefferson, soap, 31 09 

Thomas Clark, labor, 16 45 

J. H. Cochrane, labor, 1 18 

Mary McCaskin, labor, 19 00 

Lucy Ames, labor, 50 00 

Augusta Town send, labor, 13 50 

Thomas C. Ames, labor, 131 25 

Joshua H. Chandler, meat, 41 67 

Tristum B. Bailey, waggon, 40 00 

Magee & Co., stove, 22 12 

Elsie Dole, coffin, 2 50 ; Dorcas Phelps, coffin, 2 50, 5 00 

Lovell Faulkner, coffin, 4 50 

G. H. Churchill, grain, 19 00 

H. W. Vinal, grain, 20 90 

Daniel Goodnow & Co., supplies, 83 05 

•John Cornell, horse, 100 00 

S. G. Valpey, meat, 53 91 

T. E. Mayberry & Co., coal, 77 28 

Hermon, Abbott, 3 14 

James H. Smith, 33 88 

Abbott & Holt, supplies, 5 90 

Horace Conn, cow, 26 00 

M. Nelson & Son, supplies, 156 64 

George Worcester, meat, 5 10 

Thomas Holt, boots, 3 00 



$1,968 64 



RELIEF OUT OF ALMSHOUSE. 

Mrs. Wiley, 

Mrs. Sarah Smith, 

Mrs. Elizabeth Leighton, 

Mrs. Stephen Frye, 

Mrs. Henry Mason, coffin, 

Samuel G. Bean, removing paupers, 

Catherine Trulan and family, 

Mrs. J. Ward well, 

Nathan and Dorcas B. Chandler, 

Henry Mason's child, 

Mrs. William Lovejoy, 

Amount carried forward, 178 24 



$3 50 


2 88 


11 50 


5 11 


5 00 


2 75 


55 15 


26 50 


52 00 


3 75 


9 50 



11 



Amount brought forward, 


S178 24 


.Mrs. William Lovejoy, coffin and burial, 


9 00 


Mrs. Polly Abbott, 


9 00 


Laura A. Lovejoy and family, 


73,00 


" " " burial expense, 


9 00 


Stephen Frye, 


26 00 


James Hovey, 


20 00 


W. H. Kimball, medical attendance, 


6 75 


Serenia Abbott, 


26 00 


Asa K. Wardwell, 


12 32 


Phebe A. Johnson and family, 


39 00 


Abel Abbott, 


10 00 


Henry M. Hovey, 


13 00 


Rebecca Shattuck, 


26 50 


Stephen Tracy, medical attendance, 

• 


9 00 




$466 81 



INVENTORY OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND 

WAKES. 

Eighteen comforters, 9 00 ; 26 quilts, 13 00, 

Thirty chairs, 6 00 ; clock, 1 50, 

Two dinner bells, 1 25 ; 2 mugs, .20, 

Writing desk, 1 00 ; cook stove, 3 00, 

Tea canister, .25; 1 doz. cups and saucers, .50, 

Twelve dining plates, .50 ; 18 knives and forks, 1 25, 

Five knives, 1 25 ; 2 pitchers, .50, 

Knife tray, .25 ; 4 coffee pots, 1 50, 

Two stone jugs, .62; 12 cups, .40, 

Four tin ladles, .60; 4 tin wash dishes, 1 50, 

Platter, .17 ; 2 plated spoons, .87 ; boxes, .25, 

Nine German silver spoons, .75; 9 stone pots, 4 50. 

Two tin cream pots, 1 00 ; 39 tin pans, 7 20, 

Seven tin pails, 2 15; lot tin ware, .50 

Two shoe brushes, .30 ; frying pan, .25, 

Eighteen tin dippers, 1 00; skimmer, .35, 

Magee stove, 20 00 ; 4 fluid lamps, 2 50, 

Shovels and tongs, 1 50; 3 dishes, 2 00, 

Demijohn, .25; 12 tumblers, .60; 12 chairs, 3 00, 

Six tin lamps, .75; 15 iron spoons, .50, 

Three tin pans, .75 ; 4 stone dishes, .80, 

Eighteen bowls, 1 08 ; 30 plates, 1 00, 

Six earthen pots, .36 ; 2 long tables, 1 50, 

Amount earned forward, 99 95 



S22 00 


7 50 


1 45 


4 00 


75 


1 75 


1 75 


1 75 


1 OS 


2 10 


1 29 


5 25 


8 20 


2 65 


55 


1 35 


22 50 


3 50 


3 85 


1 25 


1 56 


2 08 


1 86 



12 

Amount brought forward, 
Five bread trays, 1 00 ; meal chest, 1 00, 
Six tubs, 1 50 ; clothes basket, .25, 
Seven air tight stoves, 10 50 ; cooking apparatus, 2 00, 
Rocking chair, .50 ; 2 desks, 1 25, 
Three window curtains, 1 50 ; 4 table cloths, 3 00, 
Churn, 2 50; umbrella, 1 50 ; 2 sinks, 7 00, 
Strainer, .25; mortar, .10; tunnel, .17, 
Cupboard, 2 00 ; tin steamer, .50, 
Quart measure, .17 ; 12 pie plates, .75, 
Book case, 3 00; 55 sheets, 21 20, 
Forty-one pillow-cases, 2 46 ; 28 pillows, 4 20, 
Twenty-two bolsters, 6 60 ; 18 bedsteads, 5 40, 
Twenty feather beds, 40 00 ; 19 straw beds, 10 00, 
Lantern, .75 ; 3 salt cellars, .25, 
Medicine and chest, 4 00; 2 syringes, 1 00, 
Brush, 1 00 ; 2 firkins, .50 ; 4 sad irons, 1 00, 
Three clothes-horses, 2 50 ; 6 water-pails, .75, 
Three cans, .90 ; 4 tables, 4 50, 
Ice chest, 6 00 ; 3 bis. soap, 9 75; table and chest, 3 00 ; 

2 pair steelyards, 1 83, 
Three bars soap, 75 ; town maps, 50 00, 



$99 95 


2 00 


1 75 


12 50 


1 75 


4 50 


11 00 


52 


2 50 


92 


24 20 


6 66 


12 00 


50 00 


1 00 


5 00 


2 50 


3 25 


5 40 


20 58 


50 75 



$318 73 



Provisions. 



One hundred twenty-five bus. potatoes, 62 50 ; onions, ,25, $62 75 

One-half bbl. salted cucumbers, 2 00; 1 bbl. vinegar, 4 00, 6 00 

Two bbls. apples, 4 00, 4 00 

Forty lbs. tallow, 3 60 ; 4 bus. beets, 1 60, 5 20 

Four hundred lbs. pork with bbls., 46 00 ; 1 bbl. beef, 16 00, 62 00 

Fresh beef, 10 00 ; 20 lbs. lard, 2 80, 12 80 

Fifty lbs. butter, 12 00; 1 bbl. crackers, 3 25, 15 25 

One and one-half bbl. flour, 9 00 ; half bbl. rye flour, 2 00, 11 00 

Six bus. beans, 12 00 ; 6 lbs. tea, 2 28, 14 28 

Five lbs. tobacco, 1 00 ; 6 lbs. coffee, .75, 1 75 

Twenty-three bus. Indian meal, 21 31 ; 18 bus. oats, 9 90, 31 21 

Forty bus. rye, 40 00 ; 3 bus. pop-corn, 2 40, 42 40 

Four doz. eggs, .80, 80 



$269 44 



Cloths and Clothing. 

Eleven yds. cloth, 8 10 ; 12 yds. calico, 1 00 ; 2 yds. 

cloth, 1 00, $10 10 

Two yds. flannel, .70 ; 6 handkerchiefs, .30, 1 00 



Amount carried forward, 11 10 



13 

Amount brought forward, 11 10 

Twelve yds. crash, 1 44 ; 10 yds. cambric, 2 50, 3 94 

Two pr. pants, 3 50 ; 3 vests, 2 00 ; flannel shirt, .50, 6 00 

Two pr. socks, .60; 1 pr. shoes, .75; batting, .25, 1 60 

Three yds. cotton cloth, 25, 25 



Farm Stock and Implements. 

Four oxen, 250 00 ; 6 cows, 150 00 ; bull, 25 00, 

Horse, 100 00; 7 tons English hay, 126 00, 

Six tons run hay, 54 00 ; oat straw, 5 00, 

Corn fodder, 6 00 ; 4 blocks and tackle, 5 00, 

Ox ties, 1 00; hay rope, .50; winnowing mill, 3 00, 

Farmers boiler, 8 00 ; bog hoe, .25; 450 ft. plank, 6 75 

Three pick-axes, .60 ; 4 whiffletrees, 1 50, 

Nine stake chains, 3 00 ; 3 iron bars, 3 00, 

Five chains, 9 50 ; turf knife, 2 00, 

Four manure forks, 4 00; spade, .80, 

Ox scraper, 3 00 ; 3 shovels, 1 86, 

Six ploughs, 24 00; cultivator, 3 00; 4 axes, 3 00, 

Beetle and wedges, .50 ; iron vice, 5 00 ; old iron, 1 0O, 

Three yokes, 5 00 ; blasting tools, 2 00, 

Iron square, .75 ; 3 augers, 75 ; brace and bitts, 3 00, 

Two hand-saws, 1 00 ; 6 pitchforks, 3 00 ; hay-cutter, 3 

Four ladders, 6 00 ; scalding-tub, .75, 

Seven shotes, 90 00 ; 30 cords manure, 150 00, 

Wheelbarrow, 4 50 ; 3 hoes, 1 50 ; 22 fowls, 8 80. 

One robe, 2 50 ; 3 wood-saws, 1 50 ; 3 chisels, .75, 

Six cider barrels. 4 50; 93 flour barrels, 7 40, 

Draw-shave, .50 ; 4 ox-muzzles, .50, 

Four baskets, 1 50 ; 12 meal bags, 2 50, 

Twenty-one cords dry wood, 94 50 ; 30 cords green 

wood, 90 00, 
Six cords peat, 18 00; 6 tons coal, 42 00, 
Ox-wagon, 50 00 ; ox-sled, 4 50, 
Two horse-wagons, 90 00 ; drag, 2 00, 
Buggy-chaise, 25 00 ; harrow, 5 00, 
Two harnesses, 9 00 ; sleigh, 12 00, 
Pung, 8 00; 2 ox-carts, 55 00 ; hammer, .60, 
Grindstone, 8 00 ; scraper, .50, 

Eight scythes and snaths, 5 00; monkey-wrench, 1 00, 
Garden seeds, 3 00 ; staud. w'ts. and measures, 200 00, 



Total of personal estate, $2,442 62 

2 



$22 89 


$"425 00 


226 00 


59 00 


11 00 


4 50 


15 00 


2 10 


6 00 


11 50 


4 80 


4 86 


30 00 


6 50 


7 00 


4 50 


$ 50, 7 50 


6 75 


240 00 


14 80 


4 75 


11 90 


1 00 


4 00 


184 50 


60 00 


54 50 


92 00 


30 00 


21 00 


63 60 


8 50 


6 00 


203 00 


$1,831 56 



14 



PAUPERS IN THE ALMSHOUSE. 

Whole number of paupers in the Almshouse during the 

year, 29 

Whole number of weeks' board, 938 

" " " foreign paupers entertained, 184 

" " " " weeks board, 52 



DEATHS IN ALMSHOUSE DURING THE YEAR. 

Lovell Faulkner, aged 15 years. 
Dorcas Phelps, " 82 « 
Elsie Dole, « 79 " 

Sybil French, " 75 * 



REMAINING IN THE ALMSHOUSE. 

Over eighty years of age, 1 

Between seventy and eighty years of age, 6 

" sixty and seventy, " " " 1 

fifty and sixty, " " " 3 

H thirty and forty, " " " 2 

five and thirteen, " " " 3 

Whole number of paupers remaining in Almshouse, 16 



15 



SUPERINTENDENT'S ACCOUNT. 



CHARLES C. GRANT'S ACCOUNT 



Br. 



To 


cash received on settlement, Feb. 17, 


1859, 


$0 65 


« 


ii 




1 for vegetables, 




8 65 


«« 


« 




1 " lumber wagon, 




2 00 


K 


<< 




" labor, 




7 50 


« 


«« 




• " hay and straw,. 




4 83 


U 


« 




1 " apples, 4 25 ; grain, 


2 00, 


6 25 


l< 


u 




1 " milk, 




3 98 


n 


ft 




1 " old iron, 




8 06 


«< 


«( 




• of Town Treasurer, 




35 00 


it 


Nc 


te of 


Jehiel Cochrane, 




11 50 




$88 42 








Cr. 






By 


cash 


paid 


for clothing, 




$5 25 


II 


ii 




" sundries, 




3 36 


II 


ii 




" grain, 




4 33 


<( 


ii 




" freight, 




5 08 


II 


<( 




11 medicines, 




1 67 


II 


a 




" fish, 




1 51 


<( 


ii 




" crackers, 




3 16 


(( 


n 




" groceries, 




3 53 


(« 


ii 




Upton & King, 




12 49 


(< 


«« 




E. Hussey, 




6 50 


(I 


«i 




D. Jameson, 




4 82 


<( 


<« 




for labor, 




19 47 


<« 


ii 




11 boots and shoes, 




2 85 


M 


(< 


on 


hand to balance, 




14 40 



$88 42 



16 



T. B. BAILEY'S ACCOUNT. 
Dr. 

To cash received of C. C. Grant, April 1st, 1859, 
11 •' " for pork and pigs, 

" " " " vegetables, 

« u l aDor> 

" " " " hay and straw, 

u « u a g ra j n j 

" " ■* " peas, 

" " butter, 1 98, ; map, 1 00, 

. " . " u " lodging prisoners, 

" " " " house rent, 

". " " " muck, 

" " M " calves and hides, 

" " " " sundries, 

" " " of Town Treasurer, 



Cr, 

By cash paid for flour and grain, 

J " " " " groceries, 

it « « William Poor, 

" " " for seeds, 

" tl " " tools and furniture, 

" " " " bedding and clothing, 

" " " " medicines, 

" " " William Barnett, 

" " " A. McFarland, 

" " " for lime, 

" " " to paupers, 

*' " **' for vinegar, 

" " " " meat, 

« " " " blacksmith's bill, 

M " " - crackers, 10 25 ; boots and shoes, 7 50, 

" " " " labor on farm, 

" " " " fish, 1 73; freight, 4 02, 

u u " " school books, 

* " i( " shotes, 

u " " " bull, 

" " " E. Hussey, 

" " " J. M. Hardy, 

" " " Robt. Bell, for cow, 

" " M for sleigh, 

" " and bills to balance, 



$14 40 

131 98 

73 55 

33 58 

161 53 

21 96 

1 50 

33 75 

2 98 
1 00 
6 00 
5 50 

34 27 
5 49 

75 00 

$602 49 



$59 05 


20 77 


20 25 


13 10 


38 21 


32 28 


22 07 


10 51 


6 00 


2 80 


6 50 


8 99 


102 29 


1 95 


17 75 


66 15 


5 75 


3 22 


34 22 


10 00 


8 91 


9 75 


22 00 


16 00 


64 07 



$602 49 



17 



COST OF SUPPORTING PAUPERS IN ALMSHOUSE, 

To cash paid by Overseers' orders, 
" " " C. C. Grant, 
" " " " T. B. Bailey, 
Interest upon Town Farm, 

Whole cost of supporting paupers in Almshouse, 
Credit by income from Town Farm, 



Whole number weeks board, 990. 
Cost per week, 



$1968 64 

74 02 

538 42 

600 00 


$3181 08 
690 91 


$2490 17 
$2 5l£ 



LIQUOR AGENCY. 

Town of Andover in account with John Harding, Town Agent. 

Br. 

To cash paid Town Trearurer, . $1,883 30 

" stock on hand, Feb. 5, 1860, 198 87 



$2,082 17 



Cr. 

By stock on hand, Feb. 7, 1859, $257 28 

" cash of Town for liquor bills, 1,521 06 

" " " " " freight and expenses, 25 84 

" " « " " Agent's salary, 187 50 

" balance gain for the year, 90 49 



$2,082 17 



2* 



18 



TREASURER'S ACCOUNT. 

Town of Andover in cash account with Edward Taylor, Treasurer \ 

1859. 

Dr. 

To Paid Abbott & Clement, balance for Town House, $385 00 

" " Building Committee, balance for grading, etc. 136 91 

" " " " balance for furnishing, 375 10 

for dedication, 105 90 

" County tax, (Andover aud N. Andover) 4,911 09 

State " « " 1,611 00 

u " sundry persons, dog tax of 1858, 55 00 

" " sundry persons, interest on Town debt, 1,589 73 

" " sundry persons, (reducing debt) 1,850 00 

*' " discount on taxes, at six per cent., 796 25 \ ftfi7 7Q 

u u « « u <•• f our « .« 71 54 J bb/ /y 

" " Selectmen's orders, current expenses, 6,286 43 

" " " " Schools, 3,602 41 

" Schoolhouses, 715 00 

" Overseers of the poor, orders, 2,632 39 

u " Selectmen and Auditors, 25 00 

Feb. 14, 1860, to balance due of tax assessed 1859* 82 14 

To cash in Treasurer's hands, to balance, 6,241 30 



Or. 

By casb on hand, Feb. 16, 1859, 
" bal. due from T. B. Bailey, Collector, 1858, 
" Received of H. W. Abbott, bal. of Liquor Agency 
" " " Newburyport, pauper ac't., 

" " " Lawrence, " " 

" " " W. Richardson, board bill, 

" " " Trustees of Free Schools, 

11 " " A. P. Berry, for apples, 

" " for map of the Town, 

" '•' of A. W. Dodge, interest dis. on Co. tax, 

" " " B. & M. Railroad, for horse killed, 

" North Andover, (State and Co. tax) 

Amount carried forward, $9,458 84 

* Feb. 27, dueS47.11. 



$31,472 19 


$3,S80 94 


2,769 97 


f, 21 45 


52 50 


18 00 


35 00 


60 00 


5 25 


1 26 


:, 44 20 


25 00 


2,545 27 



19 



Amount brought forward, 
By Received of Orin Barnard, cranberries, 

" State Treasurer, school fund, 
41 " " Town Clerk, license of 171 dogs, 

" " " sundry persons, dog fines, 

" " " Liquor Agent, 

" " for rent of Town House, 

" Assessors' Warrant for tax assessed in 1859, 



$9,458 84 


2 00 


196 77 


199 00 


40 00 


1,883 30 


599 63 


19,092 65 



$31,472 19 



E. & O. E. 

EDWARD TAYLOR, Treasurer. 
Andover, Feb. 14, 1860. 



Town Treasurer in Account current with Notes Payable. 

Dr. Cr. 

1859. 

Feb. 16, To balance due, $26,500 00 By paid during tbe year, $1,850 00 

By balance of notes out- 
standing, 24,650 00 



$26,500 00 $26,500 00 

1860. 

Feb. 14, To balance out- 
standing, $24,650 00 

EDWARD TAYLOR, Treasurer. 
Andover, Feb. 14, 1860. 



20 



PUNCHARD FREE SCHOOL. 

The undersigned, Trustees of the Punchard Free School, in 
obedience with the requirements contained in their Act of In- 
corporation, herewith render their Annual Account of the condi- 
tion of the Fund, and of the Receipts and Expenditures for the 
year, ending Feb. 1st, 1860. 
The 'permanent Fund of Forty Thousand Dollars is invested in 

Valid Notes and Real Estate Securities, $40,000 00 



Receipts. 



Balance of cash on hand as per last Report, $559 42 

Interest received since said Report, 2,670 86 

Cash received for grass sold in 1858, 32 50 

$3,262 78 



Expense Account. 

Cash paid W. G. Goldsmith, Principal, 

" " Sarah L. Bailey, Assistant, 

" H. I. Eaton, 

11 " M. Foster, Jr., Treasurer, 

" W. G. Goldsmith, ac't. for sundries, 

" Robert Fleming, labor on grounds, 

" " Thos. Donnovan, 

" Patrick Donnovan, 

" Francis Carson, 

" S. F. Beard, ac't, 

" " S. Bodell, hauling gravel, 

" " Amos Dane, labor, 

" Hovey & Co., trees and freight, 

" " Abbott & Clement, labor and stock, 

" " Sands & Byers, books and stationery, 

Amount carried forward, $1,671 74 



$800 00 


355 17 


144 83 


100 00 


51 56 


30 98 


10 62 


10 31 


10 62 


1 29 


40 63 


5 80 


21 83 


73 58 


14 52 



21 



Amount brought forward, 

" Henry Abbott, 2d, janitor, 

" " " " ac't. for sundries, 

" Higgins & Abbott, " " " 

" Abbott's Express, " " " 

" A. Wilbur & Co., school slates, 

" Seth Shearman, repairing clock, 

" Loring & Churchill, surveying instruments, 

" Joseph Abbott, ac't., 

" T. E. Mayberry & Co., Coal, 

" H. Burton, ac't, 

" Rand & Avery, printing, 

" J. R. French, ac't., 

" E. S. Richie, philosophical apparatus, 

" E. Taylor, expense to Boston, 

" Win. Eaton, repairs on roof, 

" Wilson & Thompson, labor, etc., 

" Joseph Richardson, loan, 

" J. R. Loring, ac't.. 



Wm. Barnett, 
E. P. Higgins, 



Cash credited to Note account as per last Report, 

and since invested, 
Cash deposited in Andover Bank to balance, 



$1,671 74 


50 00 


5 42 


2 48 


8 73 


35 50 


2 00 


39 00 


4 57 


75 90 


70 


6 13 


3 00 


150 00 


1 30 


1 50 


3 01 


7 00 


1 96 


5 53 


4 58 


$2,080 05 


1,000 00 


182 73 



$3,262 78 

J. H. MERRILL, 
GEORGE MOOAR, 
NATHAN FRYE, 
MOSES FOSTER, Jr., 
JOHN ABBOTT, 
EDWARD TAYLOR, 
JOSEPH SHATTUCK. 



22 



LIABILITIES OF THE TOWN. 

Notes due by the Town, $24,650 00 

Due School Districts, 1,659 84 

Houses, 209 79 



$26,519 63 



ASSETS OF THE TOWN. 

Cash in hands of the Treasurer, 
Balance of Taxes due from Collector, 
Due from Town of Lawrence, 

" " " " Cambridge, 

" " " " Marblehead, 

" " " " North Andover, 

Stock on hand, Liquor Agency, 
Due from T. B. Bailey, Supt., cash and bills, 

$6,612 03 

Balance against the Town, Feb. 13, 1860, $19,907 60 

reported against the .Town. Feb. 17, 1859, $22,687 70 
" " " Feb. 13, 1860, 19,907 60 



6,241 30 


82 14 


2 80 


6 00 


8 00 


8 85 


198 87 


64 07 



Decrease of Town liabilities for 1860, $2,780 10 



SCHEDULE OF TOWN PROPERTY. 

Town House and fixtures, $15,000 



f $17,000 00 
Land adjoining, 2,000 j ' 

Fire Department. 

Engine House and land, $900 00 ) <«. 9inn nn 

Engine and apparatus, 1200 00 j ^ 1UU UU 

Iron safe in T. Clerk's office, 166 00 

Pauper Department. 

Farm and Buildings, $7,557 38 ) ^ nnn n 

Personal Property as per Inventory, 2,442 62 j ; « ,1U ' UUU uu 

$29,266 00 



23 

Whole number of Orders drawn by Selectmen, 173, $G,286 43 

Number of Orders drawn for Schools, 61, 3,602 41 

" School Houses, .18, 715 00 

" " " " by Overseers of Poor, 90, 2,632 39 



Tax Assessed, — Current expenses, 
Schools, 
Town House, 
County Tax, 
State Tax, 
Overlay, 

Highway, re-assessed, 
Abbott District, 



$13,236 23 


$8,000 00 


3,500 00 


1,500 00 


2,994 52 


982 30 


856 30 


1,045 53 


214 00 



$19,092 65 



The amount of Remittance to each Collector for the following 
years ; also the amounts due from said Collectors at the close of 
the yearly account. 



Remittance. 

Tax of 1856. Jooas Holt, 
u " 1857. AsaH. Brown, 
" " 1858. Tristum B. Bailey, 
" " 1859. Edward Tavlor, 


S299 32 
487 72 
446 66 
227 45 


Due from Collector. 

$1,301 29 

2,327 86 

2,769 97 

82 14 



The undersigned having carefully examined the foregoing 
accounts, and finding them correct and well vouched, present 
their Report to the Town for its acceptance. 

WILLIAM CHICKERING, 

JOHN' CORNELL, J- Auditors. 

JAMES BAILEY,